McDaniel, Guy David

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Guy David McDaniel, 79, of Floyd, passed away at his home and went to be with the Lord on August 12th 2020. Born March 28th 1941 in Covington, he was the son of the late Guy and Hattie McDaniel. Preceded in death by his brothers Larry and John McDaniel and his late wife of 37 years Faye McDaniel.

Left to cherish David’s memories are daughter Kimberly McDaniel (John Belcher); son, Richard McDaniel; sisters Gilda Carden and Barbara John; brother Jimmy McDaniel; brother Carl McDaniel and his wife, Chong McDaniel; brother Steve McDaniel and his wife Kathy McDaniel; grandchildren Brandon and Sean McDaniel; Kayla Kimble and husband Tyler Kimble; Kaitlyn, Trey, and Justin Collins; Dakota McDaniel; Trent and Tracy Thibodeaux; great grandchildren Audrea, Brysen, and Lilianna McDaniel; Maddox and Grayson Kimble; numerous nieces, nephews, friends; a very special friend of 20 years Judy Lorell and friend Peggy Beran, who David called best banana pudding maker.

David was a Vietnam era veteran of the U.S. Army, owned Elliston Food Mart for 20 years and was an avid golfer, traveling and teaching others his gift. David was a kind and gentle soul who was loved by many and was known for his witty sense of humor. David loved his family and friends and often reminisced about his childhood.

A funeral service will be held at Gardner Funeral Home on Sunday August 16th, 2020 at 2 p.m with Hosea Blankenship and Carl McDaniel speaking along with Josh Blankenship playing music. Internment will follow at Den Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 12 to 2 p.m., Sunday August 16th 2020 at Gardner Funeral Home, Floyd.

If you choose to come to the services you wear a face mask inside of the facilities due to COVID-19.